Catherine is the author of ten published novels including The Things We Know Now, which won the 700th anniversary Giovanni Boccaccio International Prize for Fiction in 2013 and was shortlisted for the Eason Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards. She has also published one work of non-fiction: a social history of Irish immigrants in London in the nineteen-fifties, called An Unconsidered People. Catherine’s novels have been short listed for, among others, the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award and the Italian Booksellers’ Prize. Her work has been translated into several languages. She was recently long-listed for the first Laureate for Irish Fiction Award. Catherine Dunne’s most recent publication, a novel entitled The Years That Followed, was published in 2016. It was long listed for the International Dublin Literary Award 2018. She was awarded the Irish PEN award for 2018, and has been shortlisted for the European Strega prize. Catherine Dunne lives in Dublin.
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